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basal

[′bā·səl]
(biology)
Of, pertaining to, or located at the base.
(physiology)
Being the minimal level for, or essential for maintenance of, vital activities of an organism, such as basal metabolism.
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The basic orthodontic principles are to align and level teeth over the basal bones of the maxilla and mandible.